32 days in Central Europe Itinerary

32 days in Central Europe Itinerary

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32 days in Central Europe Itinerary

Start: Halifax, Canada
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Krakow, Poland
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
2
Warsaw, Poland
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
4
Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
5
Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Salzburg, Austria
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Munich, Germany
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
8
Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
9
Berlin, Germany
— 4 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Halifax, Canada

3
nights
Krakow, Poland

Krakow ©
One of Poland's oldest cities, Krakow sits at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, its historical town center nestled on the left bank of the Vistula River.
Go for a jaunt from Krakow to Oswiecim to see Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau about 1h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wawel Cathedral, take a stroll through Kazmierz The Former Jewish District, examine the collection at Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera, and admire the striking features of St. Mary's Basilica.

Discover how to plan a Krakow trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Halifax, Canada to Krakow is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Halifax to Krakow, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Halifax in May, expect nights in Krakow to be about the same, around 9°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can take a train to Warsaw.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Wieliczka Salt Mine, Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
Highlights from your plan
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square ©

3
nights
Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw ©
Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Warsaw is known for museums, historic sites, parks, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, brush up on your military savvy at Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and admire the natural beauty at Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Warsaw day trip planner.

Take a train from Krakow to Warsaw in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Warsaw are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums Tours Golf
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Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie ©
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie
Old Town ©
Old Town
Walking tours

3
nights
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, nightlife, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa, explore the world behind art at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), and see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Budapest day trip planning site .

You can fly from Warsaw to Budapest in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In May in Budapest, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can take a train to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Spas
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Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

4
nights
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, meet the residents at Schönbrunn Zoo, admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, and admire the striking features of Haus der Musik Wien.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Vienna trip itinerary planner .

You can take a train from Budapest to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Vienna are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

2
nights
Ljubljana, Slovenia

The capital of Slovenia, Ljubljana melds German, Mediterranean, and Slovenian culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): snap pictures at Tromostovje and then explore the activities along Lake Bled. Keep things going the next day: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, contemplate the waterfront views at River Ljubljanica Kanal, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Ljubljana trip builder website .

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Ljubljana takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. May in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trip

Lake Bled
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Lake Bled ©
Lake Bled
Room Escape Games

3
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
When in Salzburg, make a side trip to see Hallstatter See in Hallstatt, approximately 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: get great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg, contemplate the long history of Mozarts Geburtshaus, see the interesting displays at Red Bull Hangar-7, and admire the striking features of Mirabell Palace.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Salzburg trip planner .

Drive from Ljubljana to Salzburg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In May, daily temperatures in Salzburg can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can go by car to Munich.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Hallstatter See
Highlights from your plan
Fortress Hohensalzburg ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn

4
nights
Munich, Germany

Munich ©
Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Step out of Munich with an excursion to Schloss Neuschwanstein in Hohenschwangau--about 1h 30 min away. The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Nymphenburg Palace, admire the masterpieces at Alte Pinakothek, make a trip to Marienplatz, and explore the activities along English Garden.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Munich trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Munich takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Schloss Neuschwanstein
Highlights from your plan
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz
English Garden ©
English Garden

4
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, museums, fun & games, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Katedrala Svateho Vita, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Prague day trip website .

You can fly from Munich to Prague in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in May, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Berlin.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
StaromEstske namEsti ©
StaromEstske namEsti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge

4
nights
Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Berlin is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate, step into the grandiose world of Charlottenburg Palace, see the interesting displays at Topographie des Terrors, and ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Berlin travel tool .

Drive from Prague to Berlin in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building

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